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Peg is the basis of a number of laxatives (i.e. Polyethylene glycol 3350, or miralax). Whole bowel irrigation with polyethylene glycol and added electrolytes is used for bowel preparation before surgery or colonoscopy. The preparation is sold under the brand names golytely, gavilyte c, nulytely, glycolax, fortrans, trilyte, among others. ...Read more
Can I take a laxative or enema instead of the colyte powder for my barium enema? Thanks in advance.
Variable: Many preparations available for cleansing colon. Different institutions have different methods for cleansing. Laxatives such as Dulcolax dulcolax suppositories, drinking magnesium citrate and/or golytely are methods sometimes in combinations. You should ask your place where study is being performed for their advice. ...Read more
Sir,what to do when one's blood-pressure falls to 99/65 (age-35yrs) by taking polyethylene glycol 3350 powder for oral solution 17g once at bedtime for merely 5 days?..already discontinued the above medication but am prescribed another laxative lactito
Dehydration: Polyethylene glycol 3350 is an osmotic diuretic, previously used to prepare bowel for colonoscopy. Low blood pressure can be due to dehydration which can, in turn, result from osmotic diuresis. Best to rehydrate w/plenty of fluids, enough to make urine clear. If no better, tell prescribing doc your concerns. ...Read more
Stepmom had laxative powder polyethylene glycol 3350 kept in the fridge & I think she puts it in my food. Stools been soft watery & green for months?
Trust issues . . .: Stools can be soft watery & green even w/o laxatives. If you're worried about stepmom putting laxatives in your food, you should chat w/dad about your concerns. Monitor your stool consistency after spending a weekend w/friends eating nothing from home that your stepmom could access. If stools return to baseline while eating away from home then get soft watery & green upon return home, then worry ...Read more
I took 4 super colon cleanse pills, which are high in fiber. I also took 4 caps of polyethylene glycol 3350 powder laxative. Did I do any damage?
I took 4 super colon cleanse pills, which are high in fiber. I also took 4 caps of polyethylene glycol 3350 powder laxative. ?
OK: That sounds fine although you might be uncomfortable for a while with too strong results . What is your question? ...Read more
Can polyethylene glycol included in dye-free diphenhydramine soft gels have a laxative effect? I mean even the tiny amount in the 25mg benadryl?
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